1720 Description De La Peche, Habillemens, Hatitations, Manieres De Vivre, Superstitions, et Autres Usages Des Indiens De La Virginie...
By: Henri Abraham Chatelain
Date: 1720 (Published) Amsterdam
Dimensions: 14.5 x 17 inches (38.1 cm x 43.18 cm)
This print was created by Henri Abraham Chatelain and published in 1720 as part of his seven-volume work “Atlas Historique”. Fourteen vignettes depict the lifestyle of Indians of Virginia and provide keen historical insight into their mode of dress, transportation, food preparation, and even funerary customs. A fortified village is shown in detail as is the construction-in-progress of a canoe.
Condition: This print is in C+ condition with light toning and some minor foxing. A few minor separations have been repaired on the verso. Print exhibits a strong impression, with full margins.
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